Tomina Parvanova

Tomina-pic-bwA native of Sofia, Bulgaria, harpist Tomina Parvanova is a high- demand musician having performed with major orchestras and ensembles such as Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Ballet, Opera Boston, Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) among others. In 2011 Ms. Parvanova was a harp fellow at the prestigious Tanglewood Music Festival, and currently Ms. Parvanova holds Principal harp positions with Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra and New England Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms. Parvanova is a winner of numerous awards and honors such as first prize at the Bulgarian International Young Artists Competition “Young Virtuoso”, second prize of the USA International Music Competition, as well as being chosen between candidates from all over the world to perform on the 9th World Harp Congress, Dublin “Focus on Youth” concerts. Ms. Parvanova was also a winner of the “Ann Hobson Pilot Scholarship” (2009, 2011). Tomina was awarded full scholarships for both her Bachelor of Music Degree in Harp Performance from The Boston Conservatory in 2009 and her Masters at Boston University College of Fine Arts in 2011. Ms. Parvanova’s primary teachers were Ann Hobson Pilot, Cynthia Price-Glynn, Ursula Holliger, Malina Hristova and Kohar Andonian.